Reference Entry

Mary, princess royal (1897-1965)

Gerald Kenneth S. Hamilton-Edwards

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Mary, princess royal (1897-1965)was born Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary at York Cottage, Sandringham, on 25 April 1897, the third child and only daughter of the future King George V (1865-1936) and Queen Mary (1867-1953). Among her godparents were Queen Victoria and the Empress Maria of Russia. Known as Princess Mary ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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